Year Founded: 1986

Accreditation: UGC

Contact Name: The Admissions Officer

Contact No: 0422 - 2363636,1800-4254300



Location: Karunya Nagar , Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India - 641 114


About Us

Karunya University was founded with the noble vision to raise professionals and leaders of high academic calibre and unblemished character, nurtured with a strong motivation and commitment to serve humanity. The Karunya Institute of Technology was started as a private self-financing engineering college on 4 October 1986. In 2004, the institute was awarded the Deemed to be University status in recognition of its academic excellence by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India and subsequently renamed as Karunya University under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 vide Notification No. 9-3-2000-U3 dated. 23.6.2004 of the Government of India.

Karunya University is into its 25th year of service in Higher education with specific focus on Engineering and Technology. In the short span of its existence it has moved swiftly ahead to carve a niche for itself as an institution promoting all round excellence. In a nutshell, Karunya is a co-educational, fully residential, Technological University imparting holistic education to develop the body, mind and spirit of the students.

The Vision

  • True to its name Karunya which means 'Compassion', Karunya University shall be a University with a social concern which will address the problems of humanity through teaching, research and extension in socially relevant areas.
  • The students and faculty of Karunya University will be imbibed with spiritual discernment and a zeal to serve humanity and to eventually become leaders of society.

The Mission

To accomplish the vision, Karunya University - a Christian Minority Institution will be committed to transform lives through the following objectives:

  • To raise undergraduate and post graduate students and research scholars to serve humanity by attaining high levels of academic excellence, professional competence, exemplary values and spiritual empowerment.
  • To find solutions to human problems in areas relating to Water, Food, Health Care and Energy through scientific, social and technological research as well as policy formulation.
  • To set up care homes for physically and mentally challenged as well as the elderly and the terminally ill to enable the students to understand the human needs and pain, by participating in the services rendered to them on campus and thus to dedicate themselves to work towards solving those problems through research, development, policy making at high levels or through providing spiritual care.

Fact File


Siruvani - 700 Acres (ca 285 Hectares) at the foothills of High ranges 26 km (1hour by road) from Coimbatore Airport.


26 years in existence (4th Oct 1986 onwards)
13 years as private self financing affiliated college (Bharathiar University)
4 years autonomous status (2000-2004)
23 June 2004 onwards as Deemed University
13 September 2006 onwards as University


All Technical programs conform to prescribed norms of the AICTE (Govt. of India;. B.Ed as per NCTE (Govt. of India) norms; NAAC (Govt. of India) accreditation : A Grade 2003-2008


7200 students - fully resident on campus in 11 hostels


430 teaching faculty 220 supporting staff 23 % with doctorate degree, 35% registered and working towards a doctorate degree Student/Faculty Ratio: 14.85 ( AICTE Norm 15); 70 % faculty stay on campus


UG/PG/Doctoral programs in Engineering, Technology and MBA, MCA, MSc


Fully automated Academic supervision - web-based monitoring by parents, 1639 PCs & 5465 Laptops on campus, 100 Mbps LAN - exhaustive software support - 15 kms fibre optic backbone - Internet centres in hostels Internet : enabled through 300 Mbps connectivity and 1 Gbps from NKN which is one among 400 universities - 700 phone connections - Five mobile phone towers (Vodafone/BSNL/AIRTEL/AIRCELL/RELIANCE) - Full backup, distributed power generation using diesel-bio-diesel generators (1450 KVA)


59000 volumes - 275 journals international and national - online access to several journals through Science Direct, IEEE Journals, J-Gate and Ebsco - 2000 CDs - Fully computerised, bar-coded and web-enabled transactions - Digitisation of information services on campus.

Campus Amenities

Bank / Post Office / BSNL Telephone Exchange / Hospital / Gymnasiums Restaurant / Guest House / Canteens / Music Club / Auditoria / Guest House / Utility stores / Choir / Indoor Sports Hall / Extensive Playgrounds / Extra curricular clubs / Water recycling plant / Transport services / Police Station / Campus Book Shop / Karunya Residential International School / Karunya Matriculation Higher Secondary School


Vice Chancellor / Registrar / Deans / Directors / CoE / HoDs / Chief Warden / Finance Officer / CE

Spiritual Affairs

Dept. of Value Education, Morning Assembly - every working day

Sports and games

Dept. of Physical Education - Evangeline Memorial South India Tournament -mid September every year. Our team always secure one of the two top positions in every tournament meet in South India.


Dept. of Personality Development - 'Mindkraft' Technical Festival- mid February

Social Engagement

Karunya Centre for Rural Development.

Students Placement at Karunya

Karunya has a creditable record of placement of its final year students and graduates. A good number of final year students plan to go for higher studies in India or abroad or turn entrepreneurs.

As per recent trends about 80% of eligible final year students, who seek a placement, are placed with reputed organizations at the initiative of the Karunya University prior to their leaving the campus.

Apart from Placement interviews on other campuses in and around Coimbatore, in which our students participate, a number of interviews are held on our campus.

The following is the placement record for the past few years:

Industrial Collaboration

Few organizations associated with us for our institute-industry interaction programmes like in-plant training, industry visits, guest lectures etc.

  • M/s Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical and Engineering Training (CIFNET)
  • M/s Institute of Forest Genetics & Tree breeding
  • M/s Lakshmi Precision Tools Ltd.,
  • M/s Signals & Telecommunication Workshop (Southern Railways)
  • M/s SITARC (Small Industries Testing and Research Centre)
  • M/s Small Industries Service Institute (SISI)
  • M/s Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation Ltd., (TNSTC)
  • M/s Reiter LMW Machinery Ltd.,
  • M/s Salzer Electronics Ltd.,
  • M/s HCL Career Development Centre
  • M/s Trioz Technologies India Pvt Ltd.,
  • M/s AES Technologies Ltd.,
  • M/s Salzer Electronics Ltd.,
  • M/s Premier Instruments and Controls Ltd.,
  • M/s Coimbatore Compressor Engg Co (p) Ltd.,
  • M/s Eddy Current Controls (I) ltd.,
  • M/s Ambra Business Systems (p) Ltd.,
  • M/s Dinamalar
  • M/s Samjass technologies (p) ltd.,
  • M/s Mezoblanca Solutions India (p) Ltd.,
  • M/s Coimbatore Compressors and Engg (p) Ltd.,
  • M/s Vishal precision products (p) ltd.,
  • M/s Neurotronix systems (India ) pvt Ltd.,
  • M/s Prime Power Controls
  • M/s Precision Tools and Dies Industry
  • M/s Om Engg Co.,
  • M/s Ellen Industries
  • M/s Sriram Karthic Polymers
  • M/s Coimbatore Tractors and Tillers (p) Ltd.,
  • M/s ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co Ltd.,
  • M/s Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd.,
  • M/s Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd.
  • M/s ICICI PRU Asset Mgt Co Ltd.,
  • M/s ShareKhan
  • M/s UAE Exchange
  • M/s Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital
  • M/s Raj Narayan Textiles Ltd.,

Centre for Industrial Collaboration


Karunya University established Centre for Industrial Collaboration in the year 2001. The Centre effectively interacts with Industries through various innovative and unique programs to impart Application Knowledge to the Students and Faculty.


The main objectives of Karunya Centre for Industrial Collaboration (CIC) is to provide

  • Integrated Industrial Training for students and faculty
  • Live Industrial Projects for Students.
  • Placement thro Campus Interview
  • Industrial Collaboration

Integrated Industrial Training Programme

  • Students Training:Practical oriented Industrial Trainings are organized for students in Odd/Even semester every academic year.
  • Faculty Training Industrial Trainings are organized for Faculty , every academic year during the summer vacation in the name of "Knowledge Exchange Program (KEP)" which is a unique program developed by Karunya CIC.

Live Industrial Projects for Students

To apply theoretical knowledge and fundamental concepts,students will be trained in Application Knowledge by involving in the real time projects in industries

Placement - Campus Recruitment

Karunya - CIC involved in Career Skills Enhancement Programme ( CSEP) which will help the students to build their skills in Technical test, Aptitude test, Communication skills , General Knowledge, etc., to success in the campus interviews. (for Placement record, refer bar chart )

Industrial Collaboration

To promote and strengthen Industry-Institute Interaction, Karunya CIC collaborate with industries with the following main objectives:-

  • Joint Venture projects
  • Exchange of Knowledge
  • Curriculum Development
  • Infrastructure Utilisation
  • Consultancy CIC is an official member and associated with the following Industrial Associations:
  • CII (Confederation of Indian Industry)
  • CODISSIA(Coimbatore District Small Scale Industries Association)
  • ICCI (Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry)
  • NHRD, Hyderabad
  • National Institute of Small Industry Extension Training ( NISIET ) Hyderabad
  • Intrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) - Ahmedabad
  • CII TDB TNET Network( Confideration of Indian Industry Technology Development Board Technology Network)- New Delhi etc.,

Placement Record


Courses offered by Karunya University All Courses 

Bachelor of Technology in Aerospace Engineering

Aeronautical Engineering

Category: Aerospace Engineering

Degree: B.Tech.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years


B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering - Stands for Bachelor of Technology Aerospace Engineering. Typically, a B.Tech. is for four years, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10 + 2) in science... Read more..

Bachelor of Technology in Bioinformatics


Category: Bioinformatics

Degree: B.Tech.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years


B. Tech Bioinformatics - Stands for Bachelor of Technology in Bioinformatics. Typically, a B.Tech. is for four years, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10 + 2) in science... Read more..

Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology


Category: Biotechnology

Degree: B.Tech.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years


B.Tech(Biotechnology)- Stands for Bachelor of Technology (Biotechnology) Typically, B.Tech(Biotechnology) is a four year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) with subjects.. Read more..

Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Science Engineering

Category: Computer Engineering

Degree: B.Tech.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years


B.Tech(Computer Engineering)- Stands for Bachelor of Technology in Computer Engineering. Typically, B.Tech(Computer Engineering) is a four year course, minimum eligibility for which is an.. Read more..

Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Category: Civil Engineering

Degree: B.Tech.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years


B.Tech(Civil Engineering)- Stands for Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering. Typically, B.Tech(Civil Engineering) is a four year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2).. Read more..

Name : Karunya University
Location : Karunya Nagar
City : Coimbatore
State : Tamil Nadu
Country : India
Contact Name : The Admissions Officer
Contact No : 0422 - 2363636,1800-4254300
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